Dance questions This is a list of recently added questions about dance. Play dance quiz and see all the questions. Where does samba come from?Brazil. Samba was founded in the early 20th century in Brazil and it is important part of Brazilian culture. The roots of dance go back to Africa - music and beliefs of people from western part of the continent.Created by: Oskar Gryzeasy 70% SpainSpain152ArgentinaArgentina366BrazilBrazil2097CubaCuba366 What are the people in the picture training?Maculelê is a dance from Africa developed in Brazil. When the leader gives the signal to begin playing Maculelê, two people enter the circle, and to the rhythm of the atabaque, they begin striking their own and each other's sticks together. On the first three beats, they strike their own sticks together, making expressive and athletic dance movements, and on each fourth beat, they strike each other's respective right-hand stick together. In some capoeira schools, students perform maculelê using a pair of machetes!Created by: Merginsaverage 63% MaculelêMaculelê1847HulaHula812KrakowiakKrakowiak62ReggaetonReggaeton209Brazil riddles » From what the name of foxtrot dance originates?It originates from the actor's Harry Fox last name. Harry Fox has indeed introduced trotting steps to this dance never before seen in ballet. In assumption, foxtrot was supposed to be a simple, smooth and relaxation giving dance. In its way of evolution it has become very technical and is called today "the world's hardest stroll".Created by: Rafałvery hard 28% it resembled a fox's attack because the tempo of steps based on syncopated counting slow-slow-fast-fit resembled a fox's attack because the tempo of steps based on syncopated counting slow-slow-fast-f2108it was one of the smoothier dances and it resembled a sneaking fox it was one of the smoothier dances and it resembled a sneaking fox 1420it originates from the actor's Harry Fox last nameit originates from the actor's Harry Fox last name1676it introduced trotting stepsit introduced trotting steps673music riddles » Where is this dance from?Thailand. Dance is the main dramatic art form of Thailand. For centuries, the elegant Thai dance drama was supported by regal patronage.Created by: globalquiz.orghard 54% JapanJapan1157IndiaIndia2094ThailandThailand4722AndalusiaAndalusia625Thailand riddles » Where is this traditional dress from?Andalusia. In Spain, every autonomous region has its own national costume. Created by: globalquiz.orgaverage 62% RomaniaRomania1678CubaCuba1277AndalusiaAndalusia5497PersiaPersia395traditional clothing riddles » Where is this dance from?Ireland. Irish dancing is notable for its rapid leg and foot movements, body and arms being kept largely stationary.Created by: globalquiz.orgeasy 72% ScotlandScotland1146IrelandIreland5854AustriaAustria645NorwayNorway476Ireland riddles » Where does Polka dance come from?Bohemia. Although the dance did not originate in Poland, the Oxford Etymological Dictionary states that its name is derived from the Czech polka meaning "Polish woman". Until 2009, there was polka category in the Grammy Awards, it was eliminated as the genre got less and less popular.Created by: Gizem İsmailoğluvery easy 84% PolandPoland897BohemiaBohemia6171United StatesUnited States122FranceFrance102Czech Republic riddles » Where does the name of the Charleston dance come from?Charleston, South Carolina. The was named by composer James P. Johnson for the harbor city of Charleston. Johnson said he first heard the rhythm from Charleston dockworkers.Created by: stighard 55% Charleston, South CarolinaCharleston, South Carolina7462Lord Edward CharlestonLord Edward Charleston3022Charles LindberghCharles Lindbergh1366Charleston Building, ChicagoCharleston Building, Chicago1675history of the United States riddles » In which dance form professional dancers are typically older?Flamenco. In traditional flamenco, young people are not considered to have the emotional maturity to adequately convey the "duende" (soul) of the genre. Therefore unlike other dance forms, where dancers turn professional early to take advantage of youth and strength, many flamenco dancers do not hit their peak until their thirties and will continue to perform into their fifties and beyond.Created by: Satish Bernardhard 44% tangotango1101flamencoflamenco2252cha-cha-chacha-cha-cha199waltzwaltz1515 Where is cha-cha-cha dance from?Cuba. In 1952, Pierre Zurcher-Margolle, a dance teacher from London known as Monsieur Pierre, visited Cuba to find out how and what Cubans were dancing at the time. He brought cha-cha-cha to England and eventually created what is now known as ballroom cha-cha-cha. Typically it is danced to authentic Cuban music.Created by: Monica Stilleraverage 61% CubaCuba8554BrazilBrazil2763SpainSpain1960United StatesUnited States569Caribbean riddles » Play music quiz and see all the questions.